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  • COLOR THEORY & DESIGN
    June 3 – July 8; 9:30am-3:30pm
    $435 Non-credit/$475 Certificate Credit
    Instructor: Sheryl Havered
    Offered through Otis College Continuing Education.

    Discounts available for Early Bird Registration, Senior Citizens, Otis College Alumni, and KCRW subscribers. An essential course for anyone pursuing or currently working in any art or design field who must communicate effectively with color. Confidence and skill are developed through weekly color-mixing exercises and homework projects using gouache. Through lecture, demonstration, critique, and practical experience, students investigate color theory, historical color comparison, color in nature, and analyze masterpiece color. Lectures include the phenomena of color and light and the use of color as a marketing tool.

    To register for this Otis Continuing Education class, please call 310.665.6952 or enroll online at the Otis website: http://www.otis.edu/ce-course?crs=14.


    DRAWING MUSHROOMS IN GRAPHITE
    July 15 & 16; 9:30am-3:30pm
    $195 Non-credit
    Instructor: Olga Eysymontt
    Offered through Otis College Continuing Education.

    This 2-day drawing workshop explores the world of mushrooms using three different types of mushrooms as subject matter. Students learn how to convey the perception of light and shadow, which is essential in drawing any subject. Demonstrations include: application of continuous tone, creation of a value scale, and how to set up your subject with a 45-degree light source. This class is suitable not only for beginners but also for those students with extensive drawing experience. Classes are held indoors.

    To register for this Otis Continuing Education class, please call 310.665.6952 or enroll online at the Otis website: http://www.otis.edu/ce-course?crs=915.


    ART WORKSHOP 2017
    8 Mondays, 9:30-11:30am, Oak Room
    December 5 – January 23 (2017)
    January 30 – March 20
    March 27 – May 15
    May 22 – July 10
    $40 members / $50 non-members (includes Arboretum Admission)
    To Register please call the Education Department at 626.821.4623 or pay at the class

    This is a self-directed workshop (no official instructor) that provides a supportive, encouraging environment for those who wish to pursue their artistic endeavors in watercolor, graphite, pastels, etc. Both beginning and experienced artists are welcome. It is a wonderful opportunity to develop at your own speed in your own media while being in the company of those with like interests.


    OIL PAINTING
    6 week sessions
    January 14 – February 18
    February 25 – April 1
    April 8 – May 13
    May 20 – June 24 (cancelled)
    9:30am – 12:30pm & 1:00pm – 4:00pm / Oak Room (Bamboo Room when Oak room is not free)
    Instructor: Ron Pettie
    $69 members / $79 non-members (includes Arboretum admission)
    To Register please call the Education Department at 626.821.4623 or pay at the class

    Capture the beauty of nature! We will guide a beginner to draw and paint with confidence. More advanced students will be able to paint independently at their own pace and will be able to choose their own subjects. Each subsequent six-week class will explore other areas of painting such as landscape, still life, domestic animals, structures, deserts, and seascapes. Master artist Ron Pettie will guide you on this adventure. All materials are included.


    BOTANICAL ART & ILLUSTRATION 2016
    4 Tuesdays per session per month
    10am-2pm (includes lunch break) / Oak Room
    Instructor: Cristina Baltayian

    January 10, 17, 24, 31
    February 7, 14, 21, 28
    March 7, 14, 21, 28
    April 4, 11, 18, 25
    May 2, 9, 16, 23
    June 6, 13, 20, 27

    $275 Arboretum members per month / $295 non-members per month (includes Arboretum Admission)
    To Register please call the Education Department at 626.821.4623 or pay at the class

    These classes will be exploring color pencil, graphite, pen and ink, and watercolor on various papers, vellum and other surfaces. The emphasis will be on plant observation, drawing, composition, color theory and matching, and medium techniques. In conjunction with the Botanical Artists Guild of Southern California, students will be studying and portraying many of the Arboretum plant introductions from the last 50 years. The goal is to build a collection of paintings that will celebrate and document the invaluable contribution of the Los Angeles Arboretum to the state of California.


    GARDEN NIGHT PHOTOGRAPHY 2017
    7:30pm – 10:00pm / Rotunda/on Grounds
    2/25 7-10pm
    3/18 7-10pm
    4/29 7-10pm
    5/27 7-10pm
    Instructor: Frank McDonough
    $30 members / $40 non-members
    To Register please call the Education Department at 626.821.4623 or pay at the class

    Night offers unique photographic opportunities in the garden so come join us for this special session. Share your night photography techniques with other photographers. Special emphasis will be placed on the ‘Painting with Light’ technique, so bring your ‘big gun’ flashlights.


     

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